Stolen credit card numbers, being riskier and more valuable, were less often publicly posted on boards—but there is no question that some underground boards carried “carding” traffic, generally exchanged through private mail.
It also includes credit card account NUMBERS, those standards of the digital underground.
It did not feature hints on computer intrusion, or “anarchy files,” or illicitly posted credit card numbers, or long-distance access codes.
Hacking into suppliers to steal goods, orlooting credit card companies, has become established practice.
Underground boards also carried handy programs for “scanning” telephone codes and raiding credit card companies, as well as the usual obnoxious galaxy of pirated software, cracked passwords, blue-box schematics, intrusion manuals, anarchy files, porn files, and so forth.
First, he’d snitched credit card numbers from credit-company computers.
Everything was at risk: hackers had entered the military computer networks;they had hacked NASA and the Pentagon; they had compromised credit agencies anddefrauded credit card companies; they had broken into bank systems; and theyhad made the telecom system a playground.
Using a network of teenage hackersthroughout the country, she would receive credit card numbers taken from avariety of sources.
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